Volume 99: Overcoming a Bad Reputation

The first thing I do when I get a new search from a client is call everyone I know locally. It just makes sense, right? If I can find the right person locally, it removes the need for relocation, as well as making the interview process easier. Unfortunately, a lot of the time the answer … Continue reading Volume 99: Overcoming a Bad Reputation

Volume 98: Compensation Challenges

By: Teresa Hundt Compensation is often a huge factor in deciding what jobs we take.  I'm a good example of this. After years in education, I became a recruiter to provide my daughter a better life than I could as an educator. We all have bills to pay. Mortgages or rent, car payments, electricity, and … Continue reading Volume 98: Compensation Challenges

Volume 82: Patriot Day and Generation Z

Over the past couple of months, different members of Team Oberg have given our advice on how to communicate with each of our generations. This has been a fun exercise, but is obviously a fluid undertaking because generations in the industry are constantly shifting. Baby Boomers make up the majority of the corrugated industry currently, … Continue reading Volume 82: Patriot Day and Generation Z

Volume 81: Communicating with Millennials

This article continues our series discussing inter-generational communication. Hello, Corrugated Industry! My name is Kalman Kreitman, and I’ve been Director of Operations here at O&A for about 6 years. I also lead the O&A recruiting effort in the paper industry. Why is the corrugated industry hearing from me, then? Well, I fit the Millennial definition … Continue reading Volume 81: Communicating with Millennials

Volume 80: GenX Communication

(This Article Continues our series on Inter-Generational Communication.) As I mentioned in the opening of this series, I consider myself a Xennial, a bridge generation between Generation X and the Millennials. If I had to choose one of the traditional generations, though, based on the year of my birth, I’d be Generation X. Generation X … Continue reading Volume 80: GenX Communication